Mob Wild

March 2, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter

When Mayor Jean Stothert faces Nebraska State Senator Heath Mello and any other challengers in the upcoming mayoral election, no one is expecting any donnybrooks, free-for-alls, fracas, or melees. Thank goodness. The most violent city politics […]


February 22, 2017 · Posted In: Encounter, Neighborhoods, Omaha Magazine, Places

AKSARBEN VILLAGE Horse stalls went bye-bye long ago. Now, Aksarben Village is losing car stalls, too. But that’s a good thing, as far as continued growth of the former horse-racing grounds goes. Dirt is overturned […]

Duck Call

February 21, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine

To hear Omahan Dennis Schuett tell it, he has launched a new product that really is … all it’s quacked up to be. It’s actually an old product—duck fat. The French have used the versatile, […]

Faith, Miracles, and New Hope for Stroke Patients

January 16, 2017 · Posted In: Health, News, Omaha Magazine, Science

For most of human history, suffering a stroke has been a death sentence. It’s the No. 5 cause of death in the United States (according to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association) killing […]

Terence Herrick

October 2, 2016 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Growing up, Terence Herrick figured he could make a difference in the world with a badge and a gun. Turns out he might do the most good with a microphone and podcast. A one-time police […]

Junk Bonds

August 2, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Publications

It doesn’t take long to discover some dirty business in Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov’s past—and that’s a good thing. More than a century ago, Polikov’s paternal grandfather, Benjamin, left a small village outside Kiev, […]

Finally—A Final Resting Place for Veterans

May 25, 2016 · Posted In: Omaha Magazine, Publications

It’s a long way from the early days of post-communist Ukraine to the silent, rolling hills of Sarpy County. Today, Cindy Van Bibber is back in her native state, creating the Omaha National Cemetery southeast […]

Building a New Life

April 12, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Business Profiles, Publications

Eric Price has built beautiful rooms. And he’s built big beards. But a whole new life? That’s something new. Until August 2013, that is, when Price packed his wife and five children, his carpentry tools, […]

In the Middle of it All

December 1, 2015 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders, Publications

Chris Johnson graduated from college and looked left. Then he looked right. With sheepskin in hand—a degree in architecture from Iowa State—he went chasing his first job in the field. But not at home. “I […]

Radical Simplicity

November 19, 2015 · Posted In: Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Publications

Ron Dotzler grew up in defiance. The small town of Defiance, Iowa, that is. “I’ve been rebellious ever since,” he says with a chuckle. That’s a good thing for his home of the last four […]